κύκλος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷékʷlos ‎(circle, wheel). Cognates include Sanskrit चक्र ‎(cakra), Latin colus, Tocharian A/B kukäl/kokale, Old Church Slavonic коло ‎(kolo), Lithuanian kãklas, and Old English hwēol (English wheel).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

κύκλος ‎(kúklosm ‎(genitive κύκλου); second declension

  1. circle, ring
  2. Any circular object, such as a wheel
  3. A crowd of people
  4. marketplace
  5. circular movement
  6. sphere, globe

Inflection[edit]

There also exists an irregular plural: κύκλα

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek.

Noun[edit]

κύκλος ‎(kýklosm ‎(plural κύκλοι)

  1. (geometry) circle
  2. period, cycle
  3. series, cycle
  4. clique, coterie, circle, set (of people)
  5. (sports) circuit, course, track
  6. (education) course
  7. (business) turnover

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Coordinate terms[edit]

  • see: δακτύλιος m ‎(daktýlios, circle, ring) for a list of other rings and circles'